An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample during coronavirus testing on the outskirts of Gauhati. Photo: AP An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample during coronavirus testing on the outskirts of Gauhati. Photo: AP
An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample during coronavirus testing on the outskirts of Gauhati. Photo: AP

Indian super-spreaders have driven rapid rise in coronavirus cases, researchers say

  • A nationwide serological survey showed that one in 15 Indians have been exposed to the coronavirus, suggesting total cases may exceed the official tally
  • Hospitals in several states are now struggling to secure medical oxygen, needed to assist patients with trouble breathing on their own

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample during coronavirus testing on the outskirts of Gauhati. Photo: AP An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample during coronavirus testing on the outskirts of Gauhati. Photo: AP
An Indian health worker takes a nasal swab sample during coronavirus testing on the outskirts of Gauhati. Photo: AP
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